|Harry Hay on Language and Labels in the 1930s - Shaping San Francisco|
Another clip from the 1996 video interview with Mattachine Society founder Harry Hay in which he describes the absence of language to describes gays in the 1930s. The word "homosexual" wasn't even in the dictionary until about 1939, so he recounts how men in the community back then would refer to each other as "that way" or on a good day as "temperamental."
Keywords: gay; gay identity; homosexual; 1930s; sociology; language; self-reference
|Pickups at Finocchio's - Chris Carlsson|
Harry Hay describes the pickup scene at the North Beach bar Finocchio's in the early 1930s.
Keywords: Harry Hay; Finocchio's; gay dating
Downloads: 3,314 (1 review)
|Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz on 1970s Solidarity Movements in SF - Chris Carlsson|
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz interviewed by Chris Carlsson July 6, 1999, on 1970s Central American Solidarity Movements in San Francisco, their influence on and from the growing gay movement in the city.
Keywords: Sandinistas; San Francisco; Gay Movement
|Harvey Milk's Last Words|
Harvey Milk's last words, delivered posthumously, recorded in case of his assassination... excerpted from The Life and Times of Harvey Milk.
Keywords: Harvey Milk; last words; Gay
Downloads: 25,037 (2 reviews)
|Gay Sex before Zippers - Chris Carlsson|
Harry Hay describes gay sex when BVD's were still predominant underwear, before zippers in the 1930s... men would meet at Presidio guardhouse and go into the bushes.
Keywords: Presidio; Gay Sex; Harry Hay
Downloads: 94,410 (10 reviews)
|DOPE 478 - Michael Aldrich|
Gay marriage veto, Rosa Parks, White Sox win series. See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Keywords: vhs; Drugs; San Francisco; Oakland; Berkeley; Gay marriage; Rosa Parks
|Harry Hay on 19th century Remittance Men - Shaping San Francisco|
A short clip from a longer 1996 interview with Mattachine Society founder Harry Hay in which he describes the common 19th century phenomenon of "Remittance Men." They were the outcast, typically gay, children of well-off families who were sent "as far away as possible," i.e. to San Francisco or Vancouver, where they could carry on their lives without shaming the families...
Keywords: gay; homoesexual; remittance men; 19th century; dandy; upper class
|DOPE 206 - Michael Aldrich|
AIDS Conf, Prop P, Magic J, Brownie Mary, Michelle APAN See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Keywords: vhs, drugs, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley; Magic Resigns; Hurracaine; Gay; AIDS; Steven Spielberg; Dracula; LSD; Marijuana; Clinton
|2 Jamin WORKOUT - Greg Twombly|
"Gay will excite you with all new moves for Aerobics on and off the step....She will warm you up and take you through the latest moves for an advanced fun and effective Hi-Lo aerobic workout......Gays new Step-n-Strike workout will challenge the advanced steppers...."
Keywords: vhs; Gay Casper; Kickboxing Moves; Abs and Stretch
|AIDS 87 Sept 12 - Michael Aldrich|
AIDS, English, The Story of English, India, African, American, Valley Girls, Gay Slang, Japlish, Other Faces of AIDS, The Price of Democracy, Smiley's People. See scans of liner notes for detailed content.
Keywords: vhs; AIDS; San Francisco; Oakland; Berkeley; English; The Story of English; India; African; American; Valley Girls; Gay Slang; Japlish; Other Faces of AIDS; The Price of Democracy; Smiley's People